DOROT Summer Teen Internship Program

DOROT alleviates social isolation among the elderly and provides services to help them live independently as valued members of the community.  Teen interns provide direct services to DOROT’s elders.  Through ongoing training, interns learn about the challenges of aging through workshops and field-based experiences.  As they provide services and befriend the frail elderly, they help alleviate loneliness and isolation.

DOROT’s Summer Teen Internship Program offers two four-week sessions for high school students entering 10th grade through gradating seniors  through a competitive process, up to 18 interns are selected for each session. Summer interns are expected to volunteer with DOROT during the academic high school year.

For additional information, visit:

DOROT: Volunteer Opportunities

DOROT is dedicated to enhancing the lives of the elderly by bringing the generations together to build meaningful relationships and understanding.

The community is comprised of senior citizens and volunteers set on improving the lives of senior citizens as they age. At the same time DOROT offers volunteer options for high school students in order to help establish a cyclic system of the younger generations helping the elders and the elder generation helping the younger.

  • Make an impact in your community
  • Enhance the lives of the elderly
  • Provide services to frail, homebound, and isolated seniors
  • Choose from a wide range of volunteer projects
  • Volunteer when you have time
  • Meet and volunteer with teens from all over the city
  • Receive training and supervision
  • Fulfill community service hours
  • Build your portfolio for college applications

Teen volunteers visit seniors at home, traveling on foot or by public transportation. DOROT takes great care to match students with compatible seniors for the best possible volunteer experience.

For more information visit


ArchCare Health Center

ArchCare is a non-profit healthcare organization guided by the Archdiocese of New York’s century-old heritage in serving the sick and the frail in Greater New York.

The Terence Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center’s volunteer program connects their residents to the community. Through individual volunteers, community groups from schools & civic organizations, and through our corporate volunteer program, residents retain and regain their relationship with the world outside the Center’s doors.

For more information visit:

Alzheimer’s Association Volunteers

The New York City Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association has nearly 500 volunteers who participate in the work of the Chapter in a variety of ways. Whether you can spare only a little bit of time or make a more significant time commitment we hope that you will join us in our very special community.

There are many ways to volunteer.

Special Events
Help us raise money for the New York City Chapter through events such as Memory Walk and our annual gala. Volunteers needed to assist with event set-up, greeting and registering guests, as well as marketing and promotion in the community
Hours : varies

Educational Meetings and Seminars
Greet and register seminar participants and assist with informational materials to be distributed.
Hours: 2 hours, one evening per month.

Health Fairs, Street Fairs, Agency Fairs
“Man” an Alzheimer’s Association, NYC Chapter table at health fairs, agency fairs, and street fairs (Spring/Summer/Fall). Answer basic questions on Alzheimer’s disease to senior groups, corporate offices, community centers, and schools. Volunteer training provided by Alzheimer’s Association. English and Bi-lingual Spanish speaking volunteers needed.
Hours: varies

Translation Services
Translate written materials, such as newsletters, website stories, and various letters and informational packets, from English to Spanish, Chinese, Russian.
Hours: can be done from home- volunteer can pick up materials, or they’ll be faxed, or emailed.

Speakers Bureau
Make presentations about Alzheimer’s disease to senior centers, community organizations, clubs, congregations, and schools. Volunteer training provided by Alzheimer’s Association. English and Bi-Lingual Spanish or Chinese volunteers needed.
Hours : varies, speaking engagements take place on a periodic basis.

Chapter Administration
Assist in the many administrative tasks needed to keep our chapter running smoothly, including special projects, mailings, collating and copying.da
Hours: daytime hours, varies per week.

MedicAlert® + Alzheimer’s Association Safe Return®
Provide clerical support to the effort to register persons with dementia who may wander from home and become lost. The registry is the information source for a national alert program.
Hours: 4 daytime hours, per week. Must be detail-oriented.

Add your VOICE to ours by becoming an advocate today. Help generate action from our elected officials by making calls and writing letters. Stay on top of policy and legislative issues through alerts and updates and help elevate Alzheimer’s from a disease to a cause.
Hours: Can be done from home on your own time by responding to monthly action alerts.

For details, click here